Social Work: Products

  • LGBTQ Youth in Foster Care: Empowering Approaches for an Inclusive System of Care book cover

    LGBTQ Youth in Foster Care

    Empowering Approaches for an Inclusive System of Care

    By Adam Mccormick, Kathryn Schmidt

    Representing an often overlooked population in social work literature, this book explores the experiences of LGBTQ youth as they navigate the child welfare system. Adam McCormick and Kathryn Schmidt examine the entirety of a youth’s experience, from referral into care, challenges to obtaining…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Ethics, Meaning and the Market Society book cover

    Ethics, Meaning and the Market Society

    By Laszlo Zsolnai

    This book explores the underlying causes of the pervasive dominance of ‘unethics’ in contemporary affairs in economics, business, ecology and society. It is argued that the state of unethics is related to the overexpansion of market and market values in all spheres of social life and human…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Business and Management

  • Uncovering the Crimes of Urbanisation: Researching Corruption, Violence and Urban Conflict book cover

    Uncovering the Crimes of Urbanisation

    Researching Corruption, Violence and Urban Conflict

    By Kristian Lasslett

    From the social cleansing of cities through to indigenous land struggles at the frontline of extraction megaprojects, planetary urbanisation is a contested process that is radically shaping social life and the sustainability of human civilisation. In this pioneering intervention, it is maintained…

    Hardback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge
    Crimes of the Powerful

  • Negotiating Ageing: Critical Narratives for Cultural Adaptation book cover

    Negotiating Ageing

    Critical Narratives for Cultural Adaptation

    By Simon Biggs

    The demographic shift occurring as a result of an ageing international population brings with it the challenge of cultural adaptation as we begin to rethink the purpose of a long life, intergenerational relations, and the social connectedness and value of older adults. Solutions which have been…

    Hardback – 2017-11-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Administrative Data and Child Welfare Research: Using Linked Data to Improve Child Welfare Research, Policy, and Practice book cover

    Administrative Data and Child Welfare Research

    Using Linked Data to Improve Child Welfare Research, Policy, and Practice

    Edited by Terry Shaw, Bethany R. Lee, Jill L. Farrell

    Every day, social service agencies collect millions of pieces of data about the children and families they serve. Agencies depend on this data to inform decision-making by personnel throughout the organization and to provide meaningful research and evaluation on program effectiveness and outcomes.…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20 
    Routledge

  • A Feminist Ethnography of Secure Wards for Women with Learning Disabilities: Locked Away book cover

    A Feminist Ethnography of Secure Wards for Women with Learning Disabilities

    Locked Away

    By Rebecca Dr Fish

    What is life like for women with learning disabilities detained in a secure unit? This book presents a unique ethnographic study conducted in a contemporary institution in England. Rebecca Fish takes an interdisciplinary approach, drawing on both the social model of disability and intersectional…

    Hardback – 2017-11-17 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Citizenship Inclusion and Intellectual Disability: Biopolitics Post-Institutionalisation book cover

    Citizenship Inclusion and Intellectual Disability

    Biopolitics Post-Institutionalisation

    By Niklas Dr Altermark

    What happens when a group traditionally defined as lacking the necessary capacities of citizenship is targeted by government programs that have made ‘citizenship inclusion’ their main goal? Combining theoretical perspectives of political philosophy, social theory, and disability studies, this book…

    Hardback – 2017-11-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Career Guidance for Social Justice: Contesting Neoliberalism book cover

    Career Guidance for Social Justice

    Contesting Neoliberalism

    Edited by Tristram Hooley, Ronald Sultana, Rie Thomsen

    This edited collection examines the intersections between career guidance, social justice and neo-liberalism. Contributors offer an original and global discussion of the role of career guidance in the struggle for social justice and evaluate the field from a diverse range of theoretical positions.…

    Hardback – 2017-11-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Education, Neoliberalism, and Marxism

  • Children of Incarcerated Parents: Challenges and Promise book cover

    Children of Incarcerated Parents

    Challenges and Promise

    Edited by Marian S. Harris, J. Mark Eddy

    This book highlights the myriad factors that can impact the children of incarcerated parents. It is no secret that the United States continues to be the leading nation for the incarceration of men and women, and this this large prison population includes approximately 120,000 incarcerated mothers…

    Hardback – 2017-11-16 
    Routledge

  • International Perspectives on Group Work: Leadership, Practice, Research, and Teaching book cover

    International Perspectives on Group Work

    Leadership, Practice, Research, and Teaching

    Edited by Ana Puig, Bogusia Skudrzyk, Julieta Monteiro-Leitner, A. Michael Hutchins

    The counselling profession in the United States is calling for increased international collaboration, engagement, and understanding of the global issues which impact the way in which counsellors conduct their professional practice, teaching, and research. This book captures the experiences of group…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 
    Routledge

  • Group Work Stories Celebrating Diversity book cover

    Group Work Stories Celebrating Diversity

    Edited by Andrew Malekoff

    Group Work Stories Celebrating Diversity is a most timely book about group work practice and education that highlights the theme of diversity, which encompasses acceptance and respect for various dimensions of difference. Dimensions of diversity include race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-08 
    Routledge

  • Neoliberalism and Education: Rearticulating Social Justice and Inclusion book cover

    Neoliberalism and Education

    Rearticulating Social Justice and Inclusion

    Edited by Kalwant Bhopal, Farzana Shain

    Neoliberalism and Education: Rearticulating Social Justice and Inclusion offers a critical reflection on the establishment of neoliberalism as the new global orthodoxy in the field of education, and considers what this means for social justice and inclusion. It brings together writers from a number…

    Paperback – 2017-11-08 
    Routledge

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